Category Archives: Rescue

Rescued Bodmin ponies are doing well

HorseWorld recently took part in a rescue alongside Redwings Horse Sanctuary to rescue a group of ponies from Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. In total 19 ponies were rescued, most have gone on to Redwings Horse Sanctuary but 2 of these … Continue reading

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Abandoned & Starving

HorseWorld often works closely with the RSPCA to assist in rescues of horses and ponies that are part of cruelty and neglect cases. The experience of HorseWorld’s specialist equine rescue team means that rescues are carried out safely and effectively … Continue reading

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Sad Rescue for HorseWorld

Natalie Clark is a volunteer for HorseWorld’s Communication Team, here she writes about a rescue that did not have a happy ending. On Wednesday 16th December HorseWorld were called out to a neglected horse near Severn Beach that had been … Continue reading

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Do You Want To Be A Groom… For A Day?

Are you passionate about equine welfare? Would you like to have the experience of working alongside the team of dedicated HorseWorld grooms? To help raise vital funds for horses and ponies in need HorseWorld’s Equine Welfare Team are offering Groom … Continue reading

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FLAME – Ill-treated and Severly Injured

Flame is a gentle chestnut Arab, who helped many children learn to ride in her previous home at a riding stable in Gloucester. Unfortunately, this riding stable was not as friendly as it seemed to riders who had lessons or … Continue reading

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I Want To Set Up A Sanctuary, What Do I Do Next?

In recent months, HorseWorld has been approached by a number of people who want to set up their own animal sanctuary. Here Sasha Holden, the charity’s Equine Training Manager explains a few of the pitfalls. It’s always nice to hear … Continue reading

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An Interview with Sasha Holden by Rhea Phillips

Rhea Phillips is a creative writing volunteer for HorseWorld. If you would like to find out about the range of volunteer opportunities, please call Frances Brown on 01275 832425. For Sasha Holden, HorseWorld’s Equine Training Manager, it wasn’t a question … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad & the Ugly – Horse Sales

This summer HorseWorld’s welfare team have been attending horse sales as part of their involvement with the Equine Welfare Protocol. Late summer is the time for selling horses in our region, this is often when young stock is weaned and … Continue reading

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Becoming A HorseWorld Groom

Sarah Hollister is an Animal Husbandry Groom and a member of the Equine Welfare Team at HorseWorld, caring for the horses and ponies that rely on the charity for their survival. Joining HorseWorld was a dream come true – here … Continue reading

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Working In Equine Welfare – What Qualifications Do You Need?

As the Equine Training Manager at HorseWorld, Sasha Holden is often asked what qualifications people need to work for an equine welfare charity like HorseWorld. Here she gives a quick overview of what she looks for in a prospective employee. … Continue reading

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